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Francisco Noya, Rhode Island Philharmonic Resident Conductor

Rhode Island Philharmonic in Bristol

Rhode Island Philharmonic in Bristol

This Sunday August 31, the RI Philharmonic Pops will once again perform at Independence Park in Bristol. Led by Resident Conductor Francisco Noya, the Summer Pops 2014 program features a variety of compositions including Grieg’s “In the Hall of the Mountain King”, Wagner’s “Ride of the Valkyries”, and music from “Spiderman” by contemporary composer Danny


Blues and barbecue

This Sunday, a Blues Jam With Kenny Wayne Shepherd and home grown acts Roomful of Blues, James Montgomery & Bruce Marshall and Big Cat Blues will make for a memorable Labor Day weekend. A variety of BBQ vendors will add some additional spice to the buffet of blues offerings. WHERE: Newport Yachting Center, America’s Cup

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East Providence Public Works reminds of Labor Day trash changes

EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence Public Works Department, Recycling/Refuse Division announces that all household refuse, and yard waste regularly collected on Monday, Sept. 1, will be collected on Tuesday, Sept. 2, due to the Labor Day Holiday. All collections for the remainder of the week will be delayed one day. Regular collections will resume


Red Eye Flight with Bob Kendall at Sandywoods

At its core, Red Eye Flight’s sound rises up out of strong vocal harmonies set against electric and acoustic instrumentation to create soundscapes that evoke this country, from Western highways to the open ocean. Bob Kendall is a singer/songwriter living on Aquidneck Island, RI. In June 2014 Bob released his latest record, aptly titled “Bob